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To: utahagen

Why is that a sin?


22 posted on 12/20/2010 7:44:32 PM PST by stuartcr (When politicians politicize issues, aren't they just doing their job?)
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To: stuartcr
Why is that a sin?

The sin is in knowing the leaf is green, yet claiming it is something else.

It's in knowing an eternal truth, yet claiming that all is gray...

27 posted on 12/20/2010 8:15:00 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: stuartcr
I think Chesterton meant that all sin was really about pretending that something bad is good.
37 posted on 12/21/2010 1:12:01 AM PST by utahagen
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To: stuartcr
Why is that a sin?

It's alluding to the underlying master sin; hubris. Hubris deludes us into thinking truth is subjective and therefore something we can recognize, ignore or change at will. Truth is of God and is therefor immutable; that the leaf is green is not Dependant on your recognition of the fact, it just is.

52 posted on 12/21/2010 11:53:03 AM PST by conservonator (How many times? 70 x 7! (still Kant spill))
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